to hear Nelson Goerner navigating Schumann's variety of textures with so much delicacy, good sense, beauty of tone and rapt atmospheres is a treat indeed...the intelligence, spirit and vividness... — BBC Music Magazine, March 2015, 5 out of 5 starsMore…
The pianist’s seemingly spontaneous rubato sends the waltz-like ‘butterflies’ spinning deliciously, while the more rugged side of her Janus-faced technique gives a special resonance to the lower... — BBC Music MagazineMore…
4th Sep 2020
Catalogue No: EAS29407
Length: 2 hours 13 minutes
Opus Klassik Awards, 2020, Winner - Instrumentalist of the Year
BBC Music Magazine Awards, 2021, Shortlisted - Instrumental
Throughout this recital Le Sage is especially good at conveying the music's impulsiveness, but he also responds well to the more poetic side of Schumann. These are altogether exceptionally sympathetic... — BBC Music Magazine, July 2008, 4 out of 5 starsMore…
Helmchen's programme explores the extremes of Schumann as a piano composer, at both his most inward and his most virtuoso. I have a suspicion that he's more at ease in the former. The most successful... — Gramophone Magazine, June 2013More…
A collection that will give great pleasure. Sample it anywhere and there can be no mistaking who this is – you know great pianists by their sound.
Kempff was one of the most distinguished German... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
2nd May 2001
Catalogue No: 4713122
Series: Collectors Edition
Length: 4 hours 56 minutes
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